Gloom"y (?), a. [Compar. Gloomier (?); superl. Gloomiest.]

1.

Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded; as, the cavern was gloomy.

"Though hid in gloomiest shade."

Milton.

2.

Affected with, or expressing, gloom; melancholy; dejected; as, a gloomy temper or countenance.

Syn. -- Dark; dim; dusky; dismal; cloudy; moody; sullen; morose; melancholy; sad; downcast; depressed; dejected; disheartened.

 

© Webster 1913.

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